Washington Trust Hires Citizens Bank Executive for Commercial Real Estate
Rhode Island Bank Expands Commercial Banking Presence in Connecticut
WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Washington Trust (WASH) announced that the Bank has hired Timothy M. Pickering , a former Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate for Citizens Bank, as Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Lending. Pickering of Essex, Connecticut joins Suzanne Walsh , Commercial Real Estate Vice President, in Washington Trusts Commercial Real Estate Group activities in the Connecticut market area.
Timothy M. Pickering SVP, Commercial Real Estate - Connecticut & New York Washington Trust (Photo: Business Wire)
Pickering will be responsible for identifying commercial real estate mortgages including refinancing, acquisition, re-development and construction of various property types including multi-family, retail, office, industrial and hotels in Connecticut and Westchester County, N.Y.
Prior to joining Washington Trust, Pickering served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate for Citizens Bank in Middletown, Connecticut for the past 15 years. He also has more than 12 years of commercial real estate lending experience with BankBoston, Citytrust, and the Irving Trust Company.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Pickering holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvanias Wharton School of Business. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Essex Historical Society and is a former board member of the Nehemiah Housing Corporation. He is also a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and the Shoreline Soup Kitchen.
Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is one of New Englands premier financial services companies, providing commercial banking, personal banking, mortgage banking, and wealth management services to individuals and institutions throughout the region. Our Commercial Banking Group offers a full line of commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate, and cash management services to borrowers throughout the Northeast. Our team of experienced professionals are dedicated to providing customized, comprehensive financing and personalized services. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ Global Select, symbol: WASH).
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Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
Source: Washington TrustCopyright Business Wire 2012